61st Kocian Violin Competition

April 30 – May 4, 2019

Usti nad Orlici, Czech republic


  • 1st category: year of birth 2009 and younger
  • 2nd category: year of birth 2008 and 2007
  • 3rd category: year of birth 2006 and 2005
  • 4th category: year of birth 2004 and 2003


Compulsory composition for the 61st Kocian Violin Competition:

1st category – one round:
Bohuslav Martinů: Sonatina in G Major for violin and piano, 1st movement Moderato H 262
(Bärenreiter Prague music publisher, H 2172)
+ free program with a maximum length of 8 minutes

2nd category – two rounds:
Fritz Kreisler: Preludium and Allegro in the style of G. Pugnani

2nd round: free program with a length of 9 – 12 minutes

3rd category – two rounds:
Manuel de Falla (arr. Fritz Kreisler): Spanish dance
2nd round: free program with a length of 12 – 20 minutes

4th category – two rounds:
Jaroslav Kocian: Serenade in D Major for violin and piano
2nd round: free program with a length of 15 – 20 minutes

The organizers do not ensure piano accompaniment!

The deadline for submitting the entry form is 28th February, 2019

Photocopying of sheet music is illegal and using photocopies  for public performances is a violation of copyright and commercial law of the publisher. The performers assume all liability for any legal sanctions.

Registration fee for participants from abroad is € 60, and it is not returnable.

Competitors fill in the attached registration form and send it together with the copy of the paid registration fee to the address:
Lochmanova 1400
562 01 Usti nad Orlici
Czech republic

No other method of registration will be accepted. The registration fee must be paid to the following bank account by  28th February 2019:
Česká spořitelna Usti nad Orlici
num. 1320170329/0800, VS 331
swift code: GIBACZPX
IBAN: CZ05 0800 0000 0013 2017 0329
The Bank transfer fee is the responsibility of the participant.

The prizewinners are obligated to take over their prizes at the Concert of Winners which includes the awards ceremony.  

Lochmanova 1400
562 01 Usti nad Orlici
Czech republic
mob. +420 736 413 530 – Mr. Tomáš Fiedler
e-mail :,

ZUŠ Jaroslava Kociana
metanova 1500
562 01 Usti nad Orlici
Czech republic


Kocian Violin Competition – Competition that goes beyond limits.